Opportunities for business schools to give back to local communities

Opportunities for business schools to give back to local communities

To help disadvantaged school students continue in education, Bénédicte Dulaquais, Deputy General Manager of NEOMA Business School’s Operations Department, takes a closer look at the school’s impressive initiative. Here are her words: Established in 2008, the Cordées de la Réussite aims to support students from disadvantaged backgrounds in France, helping them pursue their studies in…

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2021 EFMD Case Writing Competition winners interview series: Women in business

Women in business

EFMD encourages and rewards innovative and impactful cases in management development each year. This year again brought an exceptional variety of winning cases across various industries. We interviewed the winners to find out more about their motivation, inspiration and significant challenges. The following interview is with Adam Steinbach of the University of South Carolina, the…

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Development of society and its country is the main commitment of FDC: Imagine Brazil

FDC member spotlight

This Member Spotlight highlights Fundação Dom Cabral (FDC) and its social initiative, Imagine Brazil, which seeks to inspire and mobilise the development of a fairer, more prosperous Brazilian society. Thank you to Viviane Barreto, Executive Director of the International Advisory Council (IAC) & Associate Dean for Global Strategy, for the contribution. For over 45 years, the…

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New scholarship to increase diversity in business education launched by GMAC

GMAC scholarship

As business schools identify and support the true value of diversity, GMAC demonstrates how to walk the talk with the launch of a new scholarship.  The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) has launched a brand new scholarship, the GMATTM Talent and Opportunity Scholarship for 10 European business school applicants, aimed at improving inclusion in graduate management…

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Gordon Institute of Business Science: A wholesale partnership ethos

GIBS

This Member Spotlight highlights Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) in South Africa and its focus on collaborative partnerships in business, society and sustainability. Thank you to Interim Dean Morris Mthombeni for his recent participation in the EFMD Deans & Directors Conference and Luleka Mzamo, Communications Manager & Acumen Magazine Managing Editor of GIBS, for their…

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Eleven innovative business school scholarships

With many business schools keen to widen participation, communications experts Stephanie Mullins and Peter Remon from specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education explore some of the most diverse scholarships offered in the industry.   Business education can be a significant investment of both time and money – and business schools don’t want that to deter candidates. With this in mind,…

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Invitation to Cambridge Judge Business School’s Wo+Men’s Leadership Centre research seminar, 14th October

Professor Sucheta Nadkarni

You’re invited to the Cambridge Judge Wo+Men’s Leadership Centre for our Professor Sucheta Nadkarni Research Seminar, on 14 October 2021. This seminar series honours our friend and colleague, the former Director of the Wo+Men’s Leadership Centre, the late Professor Sucheta Nadkarni, and her pioneering research into gender diversity. This year’s Professor Sucheta Nadkarni Research Seminar…

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Business schools and institutional racism survey

institutional racism survey

What we want to do – a North Atlantic survey on Institutional Racism in Business and Management Education This blog introduces an anonymous mixed-methods survey aimed at academic and professional support colleagues in the North Atlantic region. Its focus is on Institutional Racism (IR) in Business and Management Higher Education spaces, so I’m going to…

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